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Blueberries on the Menu

1Blueberries are no longer just a breakfast ingredient – these little berries are gaining ground on entrees, drinks and dessert menu categories too. If you’ve seen blueberries on a menu lately, we’re not surprised! From 2007 to 2013, blueberry offerings on menus have increased 100%. Here are a few of our favorite blueberry menu sightings:

      • Sweetgreen®’s Blueberry Basil Lemonade made with fresh lemons, agave, blueberries and basil
      • BJ’s® Restaurant & Brewhouse’s Kale and Roasted Brussels 2Sprouts Salad with baby kale, herb-roasted Brussels sprouts, romaine, blueberries, red grapes, dried cranberries, goat cheese, cucumber, candied pecans, toasted pepitas and red onions tossed in strawberry vinaigrette
      • Jamba Juice®’s Acai Berry Bowl with Acai juice, soymilk, blueberries, strawberries and bananas, topped with organic granola, fresh bananas, fresh blueberries, coconut and a drizzle of honey
      • Pret a Manger®’s Blueberry & Pine Nut Pot with Greek yogurt, fresh blueberries and pine nuts
      • Daphne’s California Greek®’s  Greek Yogurt Delight with  non-fat Greek yogurt, chopped baklava, blueberries  and pomegranate drizzle

Photos via Sweetgreen and BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse


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